‘The Peter Shaffer Playwright in Residence’ at Trinity College

Trinity College Cambridge invites applications for this new award to support a playwright at the beginning of their career. Funded by a generous donation from the Sir Peter Shaffer Charitable Foundation, it will enable the recipient to take up post for twelve months as ‘The Peter Shaffer Playwright in Residence’ at Trinity College in October 2022.

Applicants must be graduates of a university in the United Kingdom who have completed their undergraduate degree at that university no more than five years prior to taking up the award. Students will be eligible to apply to take up the award in the academic year immediately following graduation.


12.00 noon on Friday 18 March 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will be informed by 22 April 2022. Interviews will be held by 20 May 2022, and an offer of appointment made by the end of May 2022.

For any enquiries please contact shaffer@trin.cam.ac.uk


Published on:
24 Feb 2022
Opportunity deadline:
18 Mar 2022


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